The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 53 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 25.60% 22.70% 17.60%
As % of the Vendors category 43.09% 49.33% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 27
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
123 75 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 59.42% 46.01% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 105 64 119
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 57 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 49 (51.58%) C#
3 45 (47.37%) .NET
4 42 (44.21%) SQL Server
5 38 (40.00%) User Experience
6 36 (37.89%) HTML
7 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 35 (36.84%) Web Development
8 34 (35.79%) Windows
9 32 (33.68%) Oracle
10 30 (31.58%) CSS
10 30 (31.58%) Office 365
11 27 (28.42%) jQuery
11 27 (28.42%) VB.NET
12 26 (27.37%) MySQL
12 26 (27.37%) Project Management
12 26 (27.37%) Relational Database
12 26 (27.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (23.16%) SQL
14 21 (22.11%) MS Exchange
15 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (17.89%) VMware
17 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (14.74%) VPN
18 14 (14.74%) Apple
19 13 (13.68%) Clearswift
19 13 (13.68%) Blackberry
19 13 (13.68%) MS Office
19 13 (13.68%) Proofpoint
19 13 (13.68%) Smartphone

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (22.11%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.37%) JBoss
5 6 (6.32%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.05%) CMS
8 1 (1.05%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.05%) Documentum
8 1 (1.05%) IIS
8 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.68%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) VPN
2 7 (7.37%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) DHCP
4 3 (3.16%) DNS
4 3 (3.16%) NAS
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.11%) Skype
6 1 (1.05%) FTP
6 1 (1.05%) IMAP
6 1 (1.05%) Internet
6 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.05%) POP3
6 1 (1.05%) VoIP
6 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.37%) MySQL
2 26 (27.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.05%) Moq
5 1 (1.05%) MSTest
5 1 (1.05%) NUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (11.58%) Law
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Automotive
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Developer
2 40 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 38 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 38 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 35 (36.84%) Web Developer
5 30 (31.58%) .NET Web Developer
5 30 (31.58%) C# Web Developer
6 11 (11.58%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.42%) HTML Developer
8 8 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior SQL Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.37%) .NET
2 36 (37.89%) HTML
3 30 (31.58%) CSS
4 27 (28.42%) jQuery
5 9 (9.47%) WCF
6 4 (4.21%) WPF
7 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.16%) Web Services
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.11%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.05%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.05%) Ninject
9 1 (1.05%) Node.js
9 1 (1.05%) REST
9 1 (1.05%) Spring
9 1 (1.05%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.00%) User Experience
2 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.68%) Blackberry
3 13 (13.68%) Smartphone
4 10 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 10 (10.53%) Statistics
5 8 (8.42%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (6.32%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (5.26%) iPhone
8 4 (4.21%) Physics
9 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
10 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.11%) CUDA
11 1 (1.05%) BYOD
11 1 (1.05%) Clustering
11 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.79%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) Windows Phone
3 10 (10.53%) Linux
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.11%) Android
9 1 (1.05%) Debian
9 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) Web Development
2 26 (27.37%) Project Management
3 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.63%) Configuration Management
4 12 (12.63%) MVC
5 11 (11.58%) Supplier Management
6 9 (9.47%) Service Management
7 8 (8.42%) Prototyping
7 8 (8.42%) Risk Analysis
7 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.37%) Security Patching
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.32%) CRM
9 6 (6.32%) Migration
9 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.32%) Process Management
10 5 (5.26%) ITIL
10 5 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) C#
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 27 (28.42%) VB.NET
4 22 (23.16%) SQL
5 7 (7.37%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) C++
7 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.11%) XAML
9 1 (1.05%) ABAP
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.21%) MCSA
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) MCITP
4 3 (3.16%) MCP
5 1 (1.05%) MCAD
5 1 (1.05%) MCPD
5 1 (1.05%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
1 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.21%) vSphere
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.16%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) SCOM
3 2 (2.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.05%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) Oracle
2 17 (17.89%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Apple
4 13 (13.68%) Clearswift
4 13 (13.68%) Proofpoint
5 9 (9.47%) NetApp
6 8 (8.42%) Nokia
7 4 (4.21%) Veeam
8 3 (3.16%) Citrix
8 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.16%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.11%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) Avaya
10 1 (1.05%) Draytek
10 1 (1.05%) HP
10 1 (1.05%) IBM
10 1 (1.05%) Sage
10 1 (1.05%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.05%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.05%) ZyXEL
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